Jordana Weiss

11 Strangest Places Spotted on Google Earth

Seeing the world from above is a treat that most people (except pilots) didn’t get to experience before Google Earth put everything online. After the launch of Google Earth, many people tried to find their houses, but other people found much stranger things. Check out the list below for a few of the weirder finds...

Waterfall to Nowhere: The Mystery of Devil’s Kettle Falls

One flows 50 feet down until it reaches the bottom, continuing the river which eventually empties into Lake Superior. The other half drops down 30 feet into a pothole called the Devil’s Kettle, and no one can figure out what happens to the water after that.

Only the Greasiest Man Wins: Kırkpınar Festival in Edirne, Turkey

Often called one of the most macho sports in the world, the oil wrestling that takes place over three days in Edirne, Turkey, attracts visitors from all over the world. No foreigners are permitted entry into the wrestling tournament, but they are encouraged to come and watch. And what a spectacle it is!

World in Flames: Black Rock City’s Burning Man Festival

It starts on the last Monday in August, and goes until the first Monday in September. Over that week, thousands of people come from all over the world to build Black Rock City, a temporary city in the desert, and celebrate art, life, and culture together. Burning Man defines itself as “A vibrant participatory metropolis...

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomatina! The Food Fight of Buñol, Spain

Located in the southeastern coast of Spain in the Valencia region, Buñol is a sleepy town for most of the year, until 20,000 lucky ticket holders descend on the last Wednesday in August for La Tomatina.

9 Foods You Must Try in Australia

Australian cuisine is often talked about, but can almost never be duplicated anywhere else in the world. If you get the opportunity to head Down Under on vacation, make sure to fill your belly with some of the delicious items on this list.

7 Reasons It Pays to Be a Type-A Traveler

While it’s true that traveling requires a willingness to go with the flow, there are a few reasons why it pays to be more type-A when it comes to traveling.